Archive for February, 2013

Activist at the LUP hearing

10-years of perseverance pays off – Solana Beach votes to adopt LUP

February 28th, 2013

 Victory!!! By a 4-1 vote, Solana Beach’s City Council voted to adopt the draft Local Coastal Plan (LCP) Land Use Plan (LUP) approved in March by the California Coastal Commission (CCC). Special congratulations to Solana Beach resident and… more »

Surfrider Spearheads Border Sewage Clean-Up in Los Laureles Canyon, Mexico

February 28th, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE 02/28/13 Contact: Julia Chunn-Heer Campaign Coordinator, Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter E-Mail: julia@surfridersd.org Phone: (858) 622-9661 Contact: Dan Murphy No BS Campaign Coordinator, Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter E-Mail: dan@surfridersd.org Phone: (619)… more »

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Surfrider NoBS Campaign, 4 Walls International and PLNU Collaborate in Los Laureles Canyon, Mexico

February 27th, 2013

On Saturday, February 23, 2013, participants of Surfrider San Diego’s No Border Sewage Campaign (No BS)  collaborated with 4 Walls International and students from Point Loma Nazarene University to develop sustainable community infrastructure in Los Laureles Canyon, Mexico. 4 Walls International is a… more »

Hurricane Sandy, Climate Change, Sand Replenishment and Surf

February 26th, 2013

Check out this opinion piece in the San Clemente Patch, which distills information about the proposed large-scale Army Corp of Engineers beach nourishment projects in Solana Beach, Encinitas, and San Clemente.  Surfiders’s comments on the EIR/EIS for the Army… more »

Rise Above Plastics in Style

February 26th, 2013

Rise Above Plastics in style with one of our new 15oz. stainless steel double walled reusable bottles for hot/cold beverages. Pick one up for only $20 at our next chapter meeting or event. more »

Surfrider’s Ocean Friendly Landscaping to be Featured at Annual Home Garden Show

February 26th, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE 02/26/13 Contact: Ryan Prange, APLD Falling Waters Landscape Inc. E-Mail: ryan@fallingwaterslandscape.com http://www.fallingwaterslandscape.com Contact: Susan Krzywicki, Chair Ocean Friendly Gardens Committee Email: susan@surfridersd.org http://surfridersd.org/ Surfrider’s Ocean Friendly Landscaping to be Featured at Annual Home Garden… more »

Stand up for Solana Beach’s Beaches

February 26th, 2013

We hope to see you at the February 27 Local Coastal Plan (LCP) hearing in Solana Beach (for more details, see our previous blog post) In addition to attending the hearing, send an email to Solana Beach City… more »

Surfriders’ Comments Submitted to Solana Beach for 2/27 City Council Meeting

February 26th, 2013

We’re down to the wire here – for over 10 years, Solana Beach has been without a Local Coastal Plan (LCP). Solana Beach is the LAST city in San Diego without an LCP, and on February 27 the… more »

Protect California’s Whales and Dolphins

February 21st, 2013

The Navy plans to conduct large scale naval training exercises involving intense mid-frequency sonar pulses and explosives off the California coast anywhere from north of Dana Point to San Diego and extending more than 600 nautical miles out… more »

Save Trestles…Again?!

February 19th, 2013

Do you remember in 2008 when the state and federal government denied the TCA’s toll road? Apparently the TCA doesn’t, because now they want to build the road in “segments”. TCA’s “segment” plan is simply a guise to… more »